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Best book events in NYC: Critics' picks

Art and Monsters

  • Critics choice
  • Free

We could not possibly love Eimear McBride and Jenny Offill's recent books more. Here's your chance to see both brilliant authors in one room! Join Baileys prize winner McBride (A Girl Is a

  1. WORD 126 Franklin St, at Milton St, 11222
  2. Sat Nov 1
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Fantasy Reading Series No. 3

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

At the third installment of this new reading series, the lineup is, in fact, a fantasy of ours: Canadian poet, translator and scholar Anne Carson and poet and playwright Nick Flynn take the stage for

  1. Bowery Arts and Sciences 308 Bowery, between Bleecker and E Houston Sts, 10012
  2. Sun Nov 2
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The Moth StorySLAM!

  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

Ten stories. Three teams of judges. One winner. The outrageously popular spontaneous storytelling series pits local raconteurs against one another, challenging them to come up with an impressive tale

  1. The Bell House 149 7th St, between Second and Third Aves, 11215
  2. Mon Nov 3
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Mallory Ortberg: Texts from Jane Eyre

  • Critics choice
  • Free

As a cofounder of The Toast, she's long charmed readers with her wit and incisive commentary on everything from Gilmore Girls to the gender imbalance in media. Now, Ortberg brings that same

  1. Housing Works Bookstore Cafe 126 Crosby St, between E Houston and Prince Sts, 10012
  2. Tue Nov 4
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